Iditarod is a lonely place. A century ago, for a few years it was the largest city in Interior Alaska.
Check out these opportunities around the state for locals or out-of-state travelers to (most importantly) cuddle with husky puppies—while learning more about the official sport of the 49th State.
Veteran Iditarod musher Peter Kaiser (bib #9), of Bethel, Alaska, crossed under the burled arch in Nome at 3:39 a.m. today, claiming his first Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race championship.
The annual IditaZoo event on Saturday, March 9, lets aspiring mushers of all ages join the action.
The man who interprets weather data for Alaska will provide daily forecasts for the 2019 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.